Particular Communication Needs

Event Description This module is for students studying towards the social work degree, educators and practising social workers.

It looks at the issues that can arise when communicating with people who have particular communication needs, and offers practical advice to help in these situations.

Module 6 of the Communication Skills Suite from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).
Training Objectives The aim of this module is to help you look at particular communication needs, sensory and cognitive impairment, understanding and working with communication needs. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this module you will be able to:

  • Recognise that people with particular communication needs are a large, diverse and ill-defined group
  • Comprehend how the social model of disability highlights the barriers faced by people with particular communication needs and ways in which these might be addressed
  • Recognise ways to enhance communication with various groups
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    Course Pre-Requisites The Learning and Development Gateway will not record your progress or score from this module. Please be aware that when you close this module your scores will be lost. If you wish to keep evidence of your scores we suggest that you take a screen grab of the assessment page by carrying out the following steps:

  • On the results screen press Alt+Print Screen on your keyboard
  • Open Microsoft Word
  • Press Ctrl+V on your keyboard
  • Your results screen will now appear in Word

  • If you need any help carrying out these steps please call the Corporate Learning and Development Helpdesk while your results are onscreen on 033 022 22003 (x22003). 
    Course Instructions You may have to allow pop-ups for this online module. If you need help in doing this, please contact Corporate Learning and Development's helpdesk on 033 022 22003 (x22003). 
    Online Learning Course Category Adult Services 
    Subject Areas Social Work, General Care, Equality and Diversity, Customer Service, Communication and Writing Skills 
    Target Audience Social Workers, Senior Practitioners, PVI Sector - Adults, Care Homes, Adult Services 
    Course Costs
    Internal LA Cost: £0.00
    PVI/Care Provider Cost: £0.00
    Partnership Cost: £0.00
    Early Years Subscriber Cost: £0.00
    External Cost: £0.00
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 30 minutes At your desk

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